The expansion of Gary/Chicago International Airport's main runway remains stalled by the failure of railroads to agree on terms for use of relocated tracks built at the public's expense.
Portage - Fishermen cast their lines into Lake Michigan off the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk pier.
Wrigley Field shines under the lights during the first night game in the 74 year year history of ballpark. Downtown Chicago can be seen in the background during the first inning Monday, Aug. 8, 1988. (AP Photo/John Swart)
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore staff members and Ivy Tech students plant native species plants at Cowles Bog.
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education in Gary.
Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk is the newest addition to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. It is owned by the National Park Service and managed by the City of Portage.
United States forward T.J. Oshie is hit by Russia forward Alex Ovechkin during a men's ice hockey game Saturday at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. won 3-2 in a shootout.
Jenn Gambatese (left) and Alison Luff as Glinda and Elphaba in "Wicked."
Jenn Gambatese and Alison Luff in Signature Garb as Glinda and Elphaba in the 10th Anniversary of "Wicked"
Jenn Gambatese (left) and Alison Luff in the signature garb as Glinda and Elphaba in the 10th Anniversary of the hit Broadway musical "Wicked," opening Wednesday in Chicago for an eight-week run through Dec. 21, 2013.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore closed for business Tuesday due to the federal government shutdown. Campers were told to seek alternate accomodations.
The amount of vacant space in Northwest Indiana warehouses, factories and business parks has sunk to the lowest level in more than two decades.
Michigan City - People walk around restoration areas at Mt. Baldy in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Wednesday, July 13, 2011.
Michigan City - A sign warns people to stay out of a protected area at Mt. Baldy in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Wednesday, July 13, 2011. Erosion at Mt. Baldy is pushing the dune away from the lakeshore.
DEATH VALLEY, Calif. | Dan Kail was vacationing in Las Vegas when he heard that the temperature at Death Valley could approach 130 degrees this weekend. He didn't hesitate to make a trip to the desert location that is typically the hottest place on the planet.
SAN FRANCISCO | Same-sex marriages that were outlawed in California 4 1/2 years ago resumed in a rush after a federal appeals court took the "unusual, but not unprecedented," step of freeing couples to obtain marriage licenses, before the U.S. Supreme Court had issued its final judgment in a…
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Superintendent Constantine "Costa" Dillon stands behind the park headquarters in 2010. Dillon on Tuesday announced plans to retire in August.
Porter Health System CEO Jonathan Nalli reads the donate life proclamation while staff and others gather Tuesday near the main entrance to Porter Regional Hospital. The ceremony was held in observance of National Donate Life Month.
Porter Health System CEO Jonathan Nalli, center in background, reads a proclamation Tuesday while maintenance tech Jerry Scott, left, raises a Donate Life flag near the main entrance to Porter Regional Hospital. Staff and others gathered near the hospital's main entrance in observance of Nat…
Jerry Scott, a Porter Health System maintenance tech, raises a Donate Life flag Tuesday near the main entrance to Porter Regional Hospital. The ceremony, which featured CEO Jonathan Nalli reading a proclamation, was in observance of National Donate Life Month.
LEMONT, Ill. | Envisioning cars that can go "coast to coast without using a drop of oil," President Barack Obama on Friday urged Congress to authorize spending $2 billion over the next decade to expand research into electric cars and biofuels to wean automobiles off gasoline.
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